This kids’ cooking studio is expanding its footprint in the Charlotte market. Flour Power Cooking Studios has signed a lease for 1,800-square-foot studio in Antiquity Town Center in Cornelius. Franchisees Nathan and Sha Bolling of Huntersville will operate the location. Flour Power Cooking Studios offers a setting where kids can have fun while learning to

Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte are home to many charter schools, but a new national report says those three areas are filled with places where lower-income families don’t have access to these non-traditional public schools. A new report from the conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute says there are hundreds of “charter school deserts” in the U.S.,

Mitchell Community College will host its Information Technology Open House from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 20 at the Mooresville Campus, 219 N. Academy St. These sessions will allow interested individuals to learn about three IT degree programs: Networking, Service/Support, and Software Development. Information about a variety of

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — You may have noticed a bit more blue Monday. That’s because April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. “It’s really what this day is about, awareness and acceptance,” says Major Dan Johnson, with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. The office joins the hundreds of thousands of events that Light It Up Blue kicked off for Autism Awareness

“Have you guys made your list yet?” everyone asks. I hate this question. “We” aren’t going to college; my daughter is. I say: “That’s not a funny thing. You have to signal.” My daughter shrugs — an adolescent Morse code meaning: Whatever/You don’t get it /Julia’s mom lets her do it. She’s relaxed as we

Ride Safe Bus safety tips for back-to-school (Family Features) While school safety is of the utmost importance to parents, millions of school-age children begin and end their days with a bus ride. To provide some measures for parents to help increase safety going to and from the bus and during the ride, the National Association